Blog Posts from December 2015

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Isaiah 63. Held Tight in God’s Arms

by slpcenglish

27 December 2015 – 2 January 2016. Isaiah 63 (click to read). This week in the church calendar we remember the Day of the Innocents, the day when King Herod killed all the baby boys in Bethlehem in his attempt to kill the baby Jesus. This is a big emotional change now after all the […]

Isaiah 56. A Place at the Feast for Everyone

by slpcenglish

20–26 December 2015. Isaiah 56 (click to read). Christmas is almost here! We stand right at the edge of Christ’s coming, the arrival of our great King! Right now, today, his kingdom is breaking into this world! So what should we do? The prophet tells us: “Protect justice, do what is right”, hold onto God because […]

Isaiah 49. The High King of Heaven

by slpcenglish

13–19 December 2015. Isaiah 49 (click to read). With Christmas quickly rushing towards us, with Christ on his way, today we have another great prophecy which points us to the coming Divine Servant, our wonderful Messiah. We’re used to seeing these messages spoken to Israel. But here the prophet’s words aren’t directed at the children […]

Isaiah 42. Praise the Coming King!

by slpcenglish

6–12 December 2015. Isaiah 42 (click to read). As we get closer to Christmas, we can feel the excitement building as we wait for the arrival of Jesus. Especially children find it so hard to wait! They jump up and down with excitement, wanting to know how many days are left till Christmas. How long […]